Festive Atmosphere in Belgrade Waterfront

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From December 15 to January 15, one of the most authentic parts of Belgrade – Sava Park in Belgrade Waterfront, is transformed into a magical winter fairy tale – a place for the most beautiful festive events, filled with good food, even better music, and magic for all ages and tastes.

Visitors can enjoy the Christmas atmosphere while strolling past the stalls, where they can find craft products, local delicacies and unique gift ideas.

There are also plenty of activities for children, including ice rinks where they can ice skate and visit Father Christmas in his cosy house. For those who like to experience the local culture, there are regular performances of traditional music and dance.

Some suggestions for activities to do:

Winter Wonderland Decorations:

Experience the magic of the season with festive decorations adorning the entire waterfront area. The combination of holiday lights, thematic decor, and the picturesque surroundings creates a winter wonderland atmosphere.

River Cruises:

Embark on a festive river cruise along the Sava or Danube rivers. Enjoy the unique perspective of Belgrade Waterfront from the water, especially in the evenings when the city lights and holiday decorations reflect on the water surface.


Explore the shops and boutiques in the area for unique Christmas gifts. Often, there are special Christmas markets or events where you can find handmade items, local souvenirs, and seasonal treats.

Dining and Drinking:

Indulge in the local culinary scene at the waterfront’s restaurants and cafes. Many establishments offer special Christmas menus so you can savor the festive flavors of the season.

Entertainment Events:

Enjoy outdoor concerts, cultural performances, or Christmas-themed shows. During New Year’s, there are often free concerts in various locations in the city.

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Ice Skating:

A outdoor ice skating rink is set up at Belgrade Waterfront, allowing you to enjoy traditional winter fun on the ice. It’s a fantastic activity for both locals and tourists, creating a joyful atmosphere.

Photography Opportunities:

Don’t forget to capture some beautiful photos. The festive lighting and decorations along the waterfront provide excellent photo opportunities.

Remember to check local announcements for specific activities and events taking place during your visit to Belgrade Waterfront in December.

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